Finn Karlsen

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Finn Karlsen (born 1952 in Upernavik) is a Greenlandic politician. He represents the Atassut party.

His political career started in 1989, when he was elected to the municipal council of Narsaq Municipality. He took his seat in the Landstinget (Parliament) in 1995, and became Environment Minister in 2003, and Fishery and Food Minister in 2005.

In November 2007, he became Minister for Fisheries, Food, and Land Use.


e • d Summary of the 13 November 2007 Parliament of Denmark election results
Parties Leaders Votes  % Seats +/ –
Denmark
Liberals (Venstre) (V) Anders Fogh Rasmussen 908,472 26.2% 46 –6
Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterne) (A) Helle Thorning-Schmidt 881,037 25.5% 45 –2
Danish People's Party (Dansk Folkeparti) (O) Pia Kjærsgaard 479,532 13.9% 25 +1
Socialist People's Party (Socialistisk Folkeparti) (F) Villy Søvndal 450,975 13.0% 23 +12
Conservative People's Party (Det Konservative Folkeparti) (C) Bendt Bendtsen 359,404 10.4% 18 ±0
Danish Social Liberal Party (Det Radikale Venstre) (B) Margrethe Vestager 177,161 5.1% 9 –8
New Alliance (Ny Alliance) (Y) Naser Khader 97,295 2.8% 5 +5
Red-Green Alliance (Enhedslisten) (Ø) Collective leadership 74,982 2.2% 4 –2
Christian Democrats (Kristendemokraterne) (K) Bodil Kornbek 30,013 0.9% 0 ±0
Candidates without parties 549 0.0% 0 ±0
Subtotal 3,459,420 100.0% 175
Faroe Islands
Republic (Tjóðveldi) (E) Høgni Hoydal 5,949 25.4 1 ±0.0 %
Union Party (Sambandsflokkurin) (B) Kaj Leo Johannesen 5,413 23.5 1 +2.1 %
People's Party (Fólkaflokkurin) (A) Jørgen Niclasen 4,726 20.5 0 -3.6 %
Social Democratic Party (Javnaðarflokkurin) (C) Jóannes Eidesgaard 4,702 20.4 0 -1.8 %
Centre Party (Miðflokkurin) (H) Álvur Kirke 1,577 6.8 0 +3.5 %
Self-Government Party (Sjálvstýrisflokkurin) (D) Kári P. Højgaard 797 3.5 0 +1.1 %
Subtotal 23,164 100% 2
Greenland
Inuit Community (Inuit Ataqatigiit) Josef Motzfeldt 7,107 33.5 1
Forward (Siumut) Aleqa Hammond 6,658 31.4 1
Feeling of Community (Atassut) Finn Karlsen 4,004 18.9 0
Democrats (Demokraatit) Per Berthelsen 3,436 16.2 0
Subtotal 21,205 100% 2
Total (Turnout: 86.6 %) 179
e • d Summary of the 15 September 2011 Parliament of Denmark election results[1][2][3][4][5]
Parties Leaders Votes  % Seats ±
Denmark proper
Liberals (Venstre, Danmarks Liberale Parti) (V) Lars Løkke Rasmussen 947,725 26.7% 47 +1
Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterne) (A) Helle Thorning-Schmidt 879,615 24.8% 44 −1
Danish People's Party (Dansk Folkeparti) (O) Pia Kjærsgaard 436,726 12.3% 22 −3
Danish Social Liberal Party (Det Radikale Venstre) (B) Margrethe Vestager 336,698 9.5% 17 +8
Socialist People's Party (Socialistisk Folkeparti) (F) Villy Søvndal 326,192 9.2% 16 −7
Red-Green Alliance (Enhedslisten) (Ø) Collective leadership 236,860 6.7% 12 +8
Liberal Alliance (Liberal Alliance) (I) Anders Samuelsen 176,585 5.0% 9 +4
Conservative People's Party (Det Konservative Folkeparti) (C) Lars Barfoed 175,047 4.9% 8 −10
Christian Democrats (Kristendemokraterne) (K) Per Ørum Jørgensen 28,070 0.8% 0 ±0
Candidates without parties 1,850 0.1% 0 ±0
Red Alliance (A, B, F, Ø) Helle Thorning-Schmidt 1,779,365 50.2% 89 +8
Blue Alliance (C, I, K, O, V) Lars Løkke Rasmussen 1,764,153 49.8% 86 −8
Invalid votes 34,307
Subtotal (Turnout: 87.7% – electorate: 4,079,910) 3,545,368 100.0% 175
Faroe Islands
Union Party (Sambandsflokkurin) (B) Kaj Leo Johannesen 6,361 30.8% 1 ±0
Social Democratic Party (Javnaðarflokkurin) (C) Aksel Johannesen 4,328 21.0% 1 +1
Republic (Tjóðveldi) (E) Høgni Hoydal 3,998 19.4% 0 −1
People's Party (Fólkaflokkurin) (A) Jørgen Niclasen 3,932 19.0% 0 ±0
Centre Party (Miðflokkurin) (H) Jenis av Rana 872 4.2% 0 ±0
Self-Government Party (Sjálvstýrisflokkurin) (D) Kári á Rógvu 481 2.3% 0 ±0
Candidates without parties 672 3.3% 0 ±0
Invalid votes 301
Subtotal (Turnout: 58.9% – electorate: 35,044) 20,644 100.0% 2
Greenland
Inuit Community (Inuit Ataqatigiit) Kuupik Kleist 9,780 42.7% 1 ±0
Forward (Siumut) Aleqa Hammond 8,499 37.1% 1 ±0
Democrats (Demokraatit) Jens B. Frederiksen 2,882 12.6% 0 ±0
Feeling of Community (Atassut) Finn Karlsen 1,728 7.5% 0 ±0
Candidates without parties 24 0.1% 0 ±0
Invalid votes 612
Subtotal (Turnout: 57.4% – electorate: 40,935) 22,913 100.0% 2
Overall
Red Alliance (A, B, F, Ø, Siumut, Inuit Ataqatigiit, Javnaðarflokkurin) Helle Thorning-Schmidt 1,801,972 50.2% 92
Blue Alliance (V, O, I, C, K, Union Party) Lars Løkke Rasmussen 1,770,514 49.3% 87
Total (Turnout: 87.2% – electorate: 4,156,735) 3,588,919 100.0% 179

All turnout figures include invalid votes, subtotals and totals exclude invalid votes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Folketingsvalg torsdag 15. september 2011". dst.dk. Statistics Denmark. Retrieved 16 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Kringvarp.fo - Valúrslit". kringvarp.fo. Kringvarp Føroya. Retrieved 16 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Letter to Statistics Denmark regarding the Faroese election results". dst.dk. Statistics Denmark. Retrieved 16 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Folketingimut qinersineq 2011-mi inernerit". knr.gl. KNR. Retrieved 16 September 2011. 
  5. ^ "Letter to Statistics Denmark regarding the Greenlandic election results". dst.dk. Statistics Denmark. Retrieved 16 September 2011. 

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